freight


freight
01. We had to pay more in [freight] to have our books delivered than the cost of the books themselves.
02. In 1914, a British passenger ship collided with a Norwegian [freighter] in the St. Lawrence River, killing over 1,000 people.
03. In a dramatic rescue today, the Coast Guard saved over 20 sailors from a [freighter] sinking off the coast of Newfoundland.
04. There is now only a faint hope that any of the crewmen have survived the sinking of the [freighter].
05. Sixty years ago, most [freight] was shipped by train, but these days far more goes by truck.
06. Our [freight] customer service team is committed to providing you with the best possible service.
07. Buy today and we'll pay the [freight].
08. [Freight] rates between Skagway and Juneau are forty-five cents per pound for one hundred or more pounds.
09. Our commitment to the China-Europe traffic has permitted us to become the largest local ocean [freight] forwarding company in the Chinese market.
10. Hundreds of [freight] deliveries have been suspended due to the strike.
11. A [freight] train carrying dangerous chemicals flipped over, and there were about 10 fire trucks on the scene.
12. We are a multi-modal [freight] forwarder, providing ocean transport and offering pickup and delivery of dry and refrigerated [freight] from anywhere in the U.S. to and from the Hawaiian Islands.
13. [Freight] options for all our products include air, and economy air mail.
14. The [freight] charges for the goods will add considerably to our costs.
15. The small ships which sail up and down the coast take some passengers, but their main business is carrying [freight] to coastal communities.
16. Theodore Parker once said that a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep [freighted] with truth and beauty.
17. John F. Kennedy once observed that the farmer is the only man in our economy who buys everything at retail, sells everything at wholesale, and pays the [freight] both ways.

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  • Freight — Freight, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Freighted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Freighting}.] [Cf. F. freter.] To load with goods, as a ship, or vehicle of any kind, for transporting them from one place to another; to furnish with freight; as, to freight a ship; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • freight — [frāt] n. [ME freit, fraught < MDu vracht: see FRAUGHT] 1. a method or service for transporting goods, esp. bulky goods, by water, land, or air: freight is usually cheaper but slower than express 2. the cost for such transportation 3. the… …   English World dictionary

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  • freight — ► NOUN 1) transport of goods in bulk by truck, train, ship, or aircraft. 2) goods transported by freight. ► VERB 1) transport by freight. 2) (be freighted with) be laden or burdened with. ORIGIN Dutch and Low German vrecht …   English terms dictionary

  • freight — early 13c., fraght, from M.Du. or M.L.G. vracht, vrecht, meaning originally cost of transport and probably from a lost Old Frisian word, from P.Gmc. *fra aihtiz absolute possession, property (Cf. O.H.G. freht earnings ), from *fra , intensive… …   Etymology dictionary

  • freight — n cargo, *load, burden, lading …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • freight — [n] goods being shipped bales, ballast, bulk, burden, carriage, consignment, contents, conveyance, encumbrance, fardel, haul, lading, load, merchandise, pack, packages, payload, shipment, shipping, tonnage, transportation, wares, weight; concept… …   New thesaurus